Equifax and Employees: How HR Can Help

HR watchdog protecting employees

The recent (and seemingly ongoing) data breach at Equifax has a lot of people worried, and for good reason. In a crisis situation, the assumption is that people can rely on family, friends, and their local communities for support. But what if their coworkers are the majority of their friend network, and the organization they […]

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The Most Useful HR Reports for New Users

The Most Useful HR Reports for New Users

If you’re not using HR reporting tools to further your business, we have a bone to pick with you. You’ve finally gotten a handle on the mountain of paperwork and turned it into a molehill, but here’s the thing: data is useless if all you do is organize it and leave it alone. You know […]

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How Not to Fight Against Culture-First Business Theory

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  Full disclosure: BambooHR fully supports the idea of a culture-first business strategy.   Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. So too, it seems, when it comes to business, because for every theory attempting to establish good business practice, there appears an opponent determined […]

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Required Reading: The IBM Global C-Suite Study

IBM Global C Suite Study

Are you familiar with the IBM Global C-Suite Study? If so, good for you; you’re an information hound. If not, don’t worry; we weren’t until recently, and we felt like we’d been left out of a secret club . . . until we asked around and discovered nobody else knew about it either. (And for […]

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Work Travel Nightmares and How to Avoid Them

business travel

For thousands of organizations both big and small, travel is the best way to maintain contact with clients, satellite offices, and industry events. But for HR admins, just thinking about the issues that can arise while employees are on the road is enough to keep them up at night. In the interest of preserving your […]

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Leadership vs. Authority: The Critical Difference

Leadership authority

In creating a welcome packet for our upcoming 2017 Summit, we realized we were missing an “official” description for one of the BambooHR company values, Lead from Where You Are. That came as a surprise, considering how critical we feel that value statement is to us as an organization; it’s one of the reasons we […]

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Bamboo Payroll™ is Here!

Can you hear a buzz in the air? It could be a swarm of killer bees invading your HVAC ducts (in which case you should think about evacuating the building) or it could be the excitement surrounding Bamboo Payroll! Payroll is probably the most consistent interaction between HR and employees, yet most employees don’t even […]

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Recruiting 101: Looking Beyond Talent

Here’s a classic: Think about the star basketball player in your high school. Now think about the number of high schools in the nation, and the number of high school players who go on to join the NBA. Yes, it’s an overused example, but it’s nevertheless an easy way to demonstrate that in a world […]

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Join Our Referral Program!

Win-win situations are relatively common, at least in our world. We drive someone to In-N-Out for a burger, chances are, they’ll grab our Double Double with Animal-style fries as payment—classic win-win. But when’s the last time you came across a win-win-WIN situation? Well, we’ve created a referral program that often results in that rarest of […]

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